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camphor ampoules

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Description
Twelve cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing ampoules) in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
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Accession Number
000001291 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Camphor
Cardiotonic Agents
Description
Twelve cardboard boxes (c-n) (sealed, presumably containing ampoules) in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a), along with a dull blade (o).
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
c - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
f - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
h - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
i - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
j - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
l - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
n - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
o - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 Dozen 1 cc. Size No. 4 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // CAMPHOR IN // OIL // FOR INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION // EACH CC. CONTAINS: // Camphor, 0.2 Gm. (3 grs.) // Pure Vegetable Oil, q.s. // Same Medicinal Strength // as N.F. Formula. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "USE THE MARKER TO SCRATCH // THE AMPOULE AT THE CONSTRICTION. // BREAK BY GENTLE PRESSURE. // [line drawing indicating constriction] // SCRATCH HERE // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "SUGGESTIONS FOR THE // PHYSICIAN // Camphor in Oil is chiefly // used as a diffusible heart stim- // ulant for the purpose of sup- // porting the system during a // crisis in a severe illness or // when a collapse is threatened. // Injections should be made // slowly and deeply into the // muscles. // DOSE: // 1 to 3 cc. (3 to 9 grains) ac- // cording to indications. Much // larger doses may be given // when antipneumococcic effect // is desired."; left side: ""Glaseptic" Ampoules // (Parke, Davis & Co.'s // brand of Ampoules) // assure the physician // that the sterile solu- // tions, accurately com- // pounded and uniform // in character, are // maintained in a type // of glass that prop- // erly preserves their essential charac- // teristics. [logo, see sketch on accession sheet]"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO // Laboratories: // Detroit, U.S.A. // Walkerville, Canada // London, England // Sydney, Australia // Havana, Cuba Shanghai, China // Mexico City, Mexico // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Buenos Aires, Argentina // C741035 [stamped]"; bottom: "CAMPHOR IN // OIL [printed] // 4 00 ["00" superscr.] [handwritten] // 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.) // (GLASEPTIC AMPOULES No. 4)"; (c-n): front: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE No. 4 // CAMPHOR IN OIL // CAMPHOR, 0.2 GM. (3 GRS.)"; bottom: PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "Each ampoule contains sufficient excess // to permit withdrawal and administration // of 1 cc."; top: "STERILE SOLUTION"; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
All cardboard is somewhat yellowed; some spots of corrosion on blade, otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
websites
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Camphor"; WedMD "Camphor".
Research Facts
For injection as heart stimulant; also for respiratory problems. In 1980, products called "Camphor Oil" or similar names were banned in the U.S. because camphor is a poison; dangerous to injest.
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Sal-ethyl Carbonate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4095
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001302
Description
A rectangular amber glass bottle with a cylindrical neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and is full of tablets; the neck is stuffed with cotton.
Accession Number
000001302
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain-- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular amber glass bottle with a cylindrical neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; bottle has a paper label on the front and is full of tablets; the neck is stuffed with cotton.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: orange; red; cream
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"100 C.T. No. 709 // SAL-ETHYL CARBONATE // (SALICYLIC ETHYL ESTER // CARBONATE) // COMPRESSED TABLETS // 5 GRAINS // DOSE: – One Tablet. // Repeated as directed by // the phpysician. // C715324 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "D 1 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is dusty; label yellowing and ink fading somewhat; all text is legible, however
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Digitalis compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4098
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Accession Number
000001305 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a cylindrical neck and a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/2 full of pills
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: red; cream
glass: brown
metal: black; orange-red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "2 doz // 35 [handwritten] // 500 G.C.P. No. 862 // DIGITALIS // COMPOUND, // B.P. CODEX // (GUY'S HOSPITAL) // (PILL DIGITALIS, SQUILL AND // MERCURY, N.F.V.) // GLOSS-COATED PILLS // Mass of Mercury - 1 grain // Powd. Squill - - 1 grain // Powd. Digitalis - 1 grain // AVERAGE DOSE–1 Pill. // NOTE – Subject to deterioration // by age through spontaneous de- // composition of active ingredient. // C772359 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "2 4099 D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Condition Remarks
Bottle dusty; label yellowing, dirty; cap corroding where paint has been scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Comfort medicated powder

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Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001322 a-b
Description
A square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b) that includes a round perforated dial to align the perforations with holes in the lid to dispense powder
Accession Number
000001322 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square metal tin (a) with separate lid (b) that includes a round perforated dial to align the perforations with holes in the lid to dispense powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: cream; blue; red; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "[logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // NET WEIGHT 4 OUNCES // COMFORT® // POWDER // A MEDICATED POWDER // CONTAINS: TALC AND CORNSTARCH, // DRIED POTASSIUM ALUM 1.5%, MAG- // NESIUM CARBONATE 0.3%, SALICYLIC // ACID 0.5%, AND PHENOL NOT MORE // THAN 0.25% // STOCK 21-34-74 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; right side: "RECOMMENDED FOR // Use in the relief of sunburn, prickly // heat, chafing, diaper rash, and skin // irritation due to adhesive or other // bandages. A massage medium and // for use whenever a bland medicated // powder is indicated. // MADE IN U.S.A."; back: identical to front; left side: identical to right side; bottom: "L [encircled] GG164 [stamped]"; (b) "COMFORT // POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
Tin dusty; extensive corrosion on lid; dial no longer turns
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.229
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Benadryl ® Cream No. 58

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Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001327 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); box has a price tag on the back
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Accession Number
000001327 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); box has a price tag on the back
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
plastic: white
cardboard: white; blue; red;
metal: silver; red; white
paper: white; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1 OUNCE No. 58 // BENADRYL® CREAM // DIPHENYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE CREAM // Contains 2% Benadryl® (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) in a water-miscible ointment base. // (L) GL 171 // PARKE-DAVIS // DIN 155276 Stock 18-58-18 [printed]"; front: "Indicated for the relief of itching due to insect bites, mild cases of sunburn, poison ivy or oak, and // other minor skin irritations. // Directions – Apply locally three or four times daily, or as directed by the physician. // WARNING – Should not be applied to blistered, raw or oozing areas of the skin. If burning // sensation results, use should be discontinued. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; bottom: top repeated in French except for Lot No.; back: "[front repeated in French] // DT 020461 // G7 R // OUR PRICE // 1.760 // P 1.76 // 155276"; left side: "1 OUNCE // BENADRYL® // CREAM // Stock 18-58-18"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1 OUNCE No. 58 // BENADRYL® // CREAM // DIPHENYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // CREAM // Contains 2% Benadryl® // (diphenhydramine hydro- // chloride) in a water- // miscible ointment base. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 18-58-18 // DIN 155276"; back: "Indicated for the relief of itching // due to insect bites, mild cases // of sunburn, poison ivy or // oak, and other minor skin // irritations. // DIRECTIONS – Apply lo - //cally three or four times daily, or as directed by the // physician. // WARNING – Should not be // applied to blistered, raw or // oozing areas of the skin. If // burning sensation results // use should be discontinued. // [above 14 lines repeated in French] // Lot No. on tube fold // GL171"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing; no other problems apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Emollientine Ointment No. 12

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001329 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference
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Accession Number
000001329 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: beige; red;
metal: silver
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "OINTMENT No. 12 // EMOLLIENTINE // A valuable combination of Aluminum hydrate, Carbolic acid, Isarol, Lead // oxide, Corrosive sublimate, and Zinc sulphocarbolate with // an aromatized ointment base. // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY"; front: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE: // Spread the Emollientine on lint or cotton cloth and apply to the af- // fected part; hold in place with bandage or strips of adhesive plaster. // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES // DETROIT, U.S.A. WALKERVILLE, CANADA LONDON, ENGLAND // SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL // BRANCHES // [23 cities listed]"; back: "Emollientine is particularly useful in the treatment of burns, scalds, // cuts, bruises, sun burn, etc., and is a soothing application for // acute and chronic inflammatory diseases of the skin. It can // also be advantageously utilized in place of poultices."; right side and left side: "EMOLLIENTINE // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // OINTMENT"; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 12 // EMOLLIENTINE // An Antiseptic, Astringent, Soothing // and Restorative Ointment // Combining Aluminum hy- // drate, Carbolic acid, Isarol, // Lead oxide, Corrosive subli- // mate and Zinc sulphacarbolate // with an ointment base agree- // ably aromatized. [printed] C689583 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; back: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE: // Spread the Emollientine // on lint or cotton cloth and // apply to the affected part; // hold in place with bandage // or strips of adhesive plas- // ter."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed and dirty; some corrosion on tube and cap; tube deeply dented at top front; label yellowing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Zinc Oxide Ointment No. 28

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001330 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a).
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Accession Number
000001330 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: beige; red;
metal: silver; yellow; brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "OINTMENT No. 28 // ZINC OXIDE OINTMENT, B.P. // EMOLLIENT AND MILD ASTRINGENT L C 123 G // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "Ointment Zinc Oxide is used very extensively in the treatment // of diseases of the skin, and for burns, ivy-poisoning, // sunburn, etc. It is astringent and soothing."; bottom: top repeated in French except for Lot No.; back: front repeated in French; right side: "ZINC OXIDE // OINTMENT, B.P."; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 28 // ZINC OXIDE // OINTMENT // B.P. // This ointment // is prepared with // care and // fully meets the // formulary re- // quirements of // B.P. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "[text identical to that on box front]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed and dirty; some ink scraped off the tube, but no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Anesthone Cream No. 5

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Astringents -- therapeutic use
Anesthetics -- therapeutic use
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1/2 OUNCE OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM, IMPROVED // ANESTHETIC CREAM REC. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Contains Adrenalin, (Epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 1:5000, Ephedrine Hydrochloride, 2%, Ethyl Aminobenzoate, 10%. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A."; "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Apply a small quantity of the cream to the surface where desired, using the elongated // nozzle or the tip of the finger. Use three or four times daily, or as directed // by the physician. // 50 // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "BRANCHES // [22 cities listed]"; back: "Anesthone Cream Improved is of value giving symptomatic relief to // mucous surfaces where there is extreme sensitiveness and congestion. // While possessing local anesthetic properties it is not habit-forming."; right side: "ANESTHONE // CREAM, IMPROVED"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM // OMPROVED // ANESTHETIC // CREAM // Local Anesthetic, Astringent // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; back: "C755108 // Contains Adrena- // lin, 1:5000, Ephedrine // Hydrochloride, 2%, // Para-amino-ethyl- // benzoate, 10%, in a // bland oleaginous // base. // To remove, slip label // over top of tube."; (c) "To the Medical Profession // Anesthone Cream // (Improved) // [text follows] // Clinical Indications [text follows] // Packages [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] * COMPANY // W L Rev 3-32 Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, dented; tube dented, but no corrosion; label and leaflet yellowing; leaflet tattered at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Capsolin Ointment No. 11 box

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001355 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Analgesics
Wounds -- drug therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; red
metal: silver
plastic: pink
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: 1¼ OUNCES TEX/1.00 // OINTMENT No. 11 // CAPSOLIN® // AN EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE RUBEFACIENT // Stock 18-11-28 [printed] L Z 164 E [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPSOLIN® is intended for relief of pain associated with neuralgia, neuritis, joint pain, rheuma- // tism, lumbago, sciatica, sprains or other conditions in which counter-irritants are used. // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, 9.5% Oil Turpentine and 2.5% Oil // Cajuput in a petrolatum base. // May be diluted with from one to three parts of lard, petrolatum or olive oil for children or // adults having a sensitive skin"; front: back repeated in French; bottom: "DIRECTIONS: Apply only to the unbroken skin and rub gently. Do not rub vigorously unless // a very pronounced effect is desired. Excessive rubbing may cause blistering. The treated // area should not be covered with dressing or constricted portions of the clothing. Avoid // contact with mucous membranes, inflamed skin, or other sensitive areas, especially the eyes. // Do not use immediately after a warm bath. // [directions repeated in French]"; left side: "1¼ OUNCES // CAPSOLIN® // OINTMENT // Stock 18-11-28"; right side: left side repeated in French; (b) front: "1¼ OZ. OINT. No 11 // CAPSOLIN® // Contains 1.2% Oleoresin // Capsicum, 5.7% Camphor, // 9.5% Oil Turpentine and // 2.5% Oil Cajaput in a // petrolatum base. // Stock 11-18-28 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "L [encircled] 2 164 E [stamped] // [directions in English as given on box bottom]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row B
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013
Length
a - 12.5 cm
b - 11.7 cm
Width
a - 3.6 cm
Depth
a - 2.5 cm
c - 0.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.5 cm
c - 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty, water marked, dented in the back; tube dented slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail

Procan* SR Tablets

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Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001356 a-b
Description
A foil and plastic blister-pack tray containing 10 tablets (b) in a cardboard box (a)
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Accession Number
000001356 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Arrhythmia -- drug therapy
Cholinergic Antagonists -- therapeutic use
Description
A foil and plastic blister-pack tray containing 10 tablets (b) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; red
metal: silver; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE-DAVIS // Pr // DIN 638676 // Sustained // Release Procainamide // Procan* SR // Procainamide Hydrochloride, // Sustained Release Tablets // 500 mg 10 Tablets"; back: "Antiarrhythmic Physician's Sample // Indicated for maintenance therapy only. //Adult Dose: Recommended maintenance dose is 50 mg/kg body weight per day given in divided doses at // 6-hour intervals. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 4 g or Procan* SR. // Product Monograph available on request. // Dispense in tight container. Store at toom temperature. Protect from moisture. // Availability: 250 mg, 500 mg, 700 mg."; bottom: top repeated in French; front: back repeated in French; right side: "29670 // *Reg. T.M. / M. dép. Warner-Lambert Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user/usager aut."; left side: "Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario [printed] // (L) 68107 EXP AU 88 [stamped]"; (b) back: "Procan SR 500 mg libérer en poussant de l'autre coté // DIN 638676 296J510 // Procan SR 500 mg push through from other side [above text repeated three times]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, dented; no apparent problems with blister pack
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Images
Less detail

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